Watauga is a city located in Carter County Tennessee. Watauga has a 2020 population of 377. Watauga is currently growing at a rate of 0.27% annually but its population has decreased by -0.53% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 379 in 2010.
The average household income in Watauga is $41,735 with a poverty rate of 26.76%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $823 per month, and the median house value is $112,500. The median age in Watauga is 43.1 years, 34.4 years for males, and 48 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Wataugawas:
The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 100.00%.
96.55% of Watauga residents speak only English, while 3.45% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.45% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Watauga is White, with 28.36% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Watauga is Hispanic, with 7.69% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.94%. Among those working part-time, it was 32.79%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.74%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Watauga
96.93% of Watauga residents were born in the United States, with 66.33% having been born in Tennessee. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.